Israel Cidon, Moshe Sidi: Fault location and performance testing of communication networks. Attune Networks, Flisler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, July 31, 2001: US06269330 (308 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for testing a network having a plurality of nodes. The method includes sending commands to one or more traffic agents connected to the network and to at least one network management agent coupled to a respective node of the network, transmitting data from at least one of the t ...